Program Evaluation

Application deadline and instructions

Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis and may be submitted at any time.

Admission is open to degree-seeking or non-degree seeking students.

Applications are not complete until ALL required materials and fees have been received.

Online application and instructions

Admission requirements

Degree: Completed graduate-level degree, master of education (M.Ed.) or master of arts (M.A.), in an appropriate content area, including education, social work, public health, or public policy.

Experience: Students must demonstrate relevant academic background, including research methodology and experience in a field in which program evaluation is practiced (e.g., public health, social work, or education). Admission will be based on an assessment of the applicant's advanced knowledge and level of professional experience in the field of program evaluation.

GRE scores: Not required

TOEFL/IELTS Scores (Not required for U.S. students):

  • TOEFL: Internet based = 79 or above
    (21 writing/19 reading)
  • IELTS = 6.5

Tuition information


If a graduate student in an OLPD program has become inactive they must follow the readmission procedures.


Jeremy Hernandez
Coordinator of Graduate Studies
612-626-9377 | herna220@umn.edu